How Long Does It Take for Plumbers Putty to Dry?

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Technically, it doesn't dry or cure; once it is applied, it stays in place and creates a waterproof seal. Since it never really dries, plumber's putty does not have a 'dry time.'
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It only takes about twenty minutes for plumber's putty to dry, but it takes several hours for it to cure. The full cure for the putty is approximately two to three hours.
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Plumbers putty sets in 15 minutes, cures in 2 hours.
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As the first answer stated, you don't WANT if to dry. If it is too runny, it needs replaced.
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You can use silicone as a substitute, but plumbers putty is simpler and far easier to clean up. 100% SILICONE.
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